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Car rollover, Canoona

An early morning car rollover in the Livingstone Shire has left one man in hospital. Paramedics said they arrived to the scene at Kunwarara Road in Canoona at 3:16am. A man in his late 30s was taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

Local dog squad helps with drug bust, Pioneer Valley

On Thursday, May 28, under Operation Mky Wallace, police executed five search warrants which related to the supply of methamphetamine and cannabis in the Pioneer Valley. Local officer’s from Marian, Mirani, Eton, Farleigh along with the Mackay Tactical Crime Squad (TCS), Sarina Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) and Rockhampton Dog Squad including...

Smoother drive for Bouldercombe residents

Bouldercombe residents can expect a smoother drive along Aremby Road in future, as Rockhampton Regional Council begin works this week. Infrastructure Portfolio spokesperson, Councillor Tony Williams, said 750m of the road was getting a bitumen seal. “We are investing $250,000 into improving this road for residents, and it’s going to make a...

DV Services Boosted in CQ

  Image: File Support for women and children escaping a domestic violence situation has been bolstered in Rockhampton with new state funding. Rockhampton Women's Shelter have been granted $16,023 to increase the scope of their services, in the wake of coronavirus. Manager Beverley Schimke said for those thinking of reaching out for support -...

COVID-19 testing centers set to close

The temporary COVID-19 drive-through testing facility at Blackwater Rodeo Grounds will is set to close. Testing will wind up at the site Tuesday afternoon and COVID-19 screening will continue at Blackwater Hospital as required from Wednesday, 3 June.More than 500 people were tested in Blackwater between Wednesday and Sunday with all tests returning...

COVID case in CQ found to be negative

Autopsy results have revealed a Central Queensland man who was thought to be the country’s youngest coronavirus death, did not have COVID-19.   Queensland Health have said 30-year-old NATHAN TURNER, who had complex medical conditions, returned a positive result for Covid 19 in a post mortem.   It sparked major contact tracing efforts and...
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